Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Dalai Lama supports science education

His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama has schedued his next visit to Emory, from Oct. 17-19, 2010, to deliver more talks in his role as the University's Presidential Distinguished Professor. He also announced a gift of $50,000 to the Emory-Tibet Science Initiative, a landmark undertaking to bridge science and spiritutality.

"In just three years, the Emory-Tibet Science Initiative has made notable progress," says the Dalai Lama. "However, it is a large and far-sighted project that will require significant resources to ensure its success and sustainability."

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